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Italian Fairy Tales

By: Capuana, Freeman, Margaret (Illus) Emmrich, Dorothy (trans.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1929

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29057


Owner's name on half-title,a very good, sunned copy of this collection of fairy tales for young adults, in very good dust jacket with short tears at top and bottom edges and tiny chips at folds. Uncommon book in an uncommon dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 209 pp View more info

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Robinson Crusoe

By: Defoe, Daniel; Very, Lydia L. A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, L. Prang & Co.: 1864

Seller ID: 28334


Very good, with short spine split toward bottom of spine, in stiff decorative wraps,. a tall, narrow shape book with some pencil scribbling on inside front and inside rear cover. Inside front cover is also the copyright page. Each page has text and illustrations. Cover shows Robinson Crusoe dressed in skins with a cat, dog and parrot, carrying a rifle in one hand and a spear in the other; he has a saw / sword tucked in his belt. ; 6½ x 2"; 16 pages View more info

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Oh, The Places You'll Pop Up

By: Dr. Seuss

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29159


Near fine with wear to rear joint. Most copies seem to bear the "Random House Books for Young Readers," whereas our copy bears the imprint "Random House." Based on scarcity, we believe our is a first printing, but as there is no hard evidence, it may have to accept the label "variant imprint." ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall View more info

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The Magic Cricket

By: Harpor (Story); Erika (Pictures); Plowitz (Design)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Capitol Publishing Co.: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28597


Thick stiff cardboard covers and pages, with two die cut windows on front cover, one showing the magic cricket, a clicker that works well, and a man's face. The book is shaped like a castle the two children enter. The transparent plastic covering the window where the cricket is located is missing. The book is very good otherwise with a few tiny soil spots.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

Uncle Remus and the Little Boy

By: Harris, Joel Chandler

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: (1910)

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 28450


Very good but for some uniform staining on rear board. front cover has color pasted on decoration. Nice reprint that includes all the color plates (and b & w) as the original Small, Maynard edition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pp View more info

Stories of Little Brown Koko

By: Hunt, Blanche Seale; Wagstaff, Dorothy (Illus.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Colortype Compny: 1940

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29500


Very good- with wear to corners and spine ends; hinges torn at spots. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 96 pp View more info

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The Boy Who Stole the Elephant

By: Kohler, Julilly H; Ames, Lee (Illus.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1952

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28451


Very good+ with a little sunning to spine, a few minor spots. Inscribee's name on front free endpaper, signed and inscribed by author in 1955. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 89 pp View more info

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The Copperhead Trail Mystery

By: Lloyd, Hugh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1931

Seller ID: 28265


Fine and bright but for tiny brown spot on otherwise-blank free front endpaper, in very good dust jacket with a small abrasion in upper left corner of the front panel, a number of edge tears, especially at folds and corners, a few very small chips. Nice looking jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pp View more info

Jane's Blanket

By: Miller, Arthur

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Crowell-Collier Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28374


Very good with owner's name neatly printed at head of front free endpaper, corners and edges a bit rubbed, lower ½" and upper ½" of spine skinned, very good-. Issued without dust jacket, "First Crowell-Collier Press Edition, 1963" stated. The Modern Masters Series was a series of book for children written by noted (adult) authors.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pp View more info

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Bright Boys, or Climbing the Ladder of Fame

By: Reddall, Frederick (compiled from various sources by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Educational Publishing Company: (1896)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28445


Very good copy with spine wear,.Mini biographical portraits of great men, from Napoleon to Gibbon to Dickens, with illustration of each man. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 291 pp View more info

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Memories and a Garden

By: Saville, Emily Eldredge

Price: $100.00

Publisher: n.p., Privately Printed: 1924

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29060


A fine copy with much of the dust jacket still present. The front panel of the dust jacket has a small chip at head of front spine fold and a smaller chip at foot; the rear panel has a small chip at bottom edge; the spine is missing the top 2", with title missing but author's name still showing. There is a long and narrow chip at the center and a ¼" chip at the foot. The jacket for this book is rarely found. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 212 pp View more info

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Andy Breaks Trail

By: Skinner, Constance Lindsay

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1928

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28448


Very good copy in a just fair jacket with 2" spine chip at foot and 1" spine chip at head of spine; short tears, small chips at corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall (5 x 9" or 13.5 x 22.5cm); 199 pp View more info

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The Trumpet of the Swan

By: White, E. B.; Marcellino, Fred (Illus.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: (2000)

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28452


Fine in very good+ dust jacket with a little curl and wrinkling to top edge.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 251 pp View more info

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The Young Age. A Quarterly Illustrated Magazine Devoted to Young People Movements. Volume II (April, 1916 - Christmas, 1916 (4 issues)

By: Whyte, G. Herbert and Ethel M, eds.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Theosophical Publishing Society: 1916

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29074


Red cloth stamped in gilt,, very good with a few minor marks; several pages have wrinkling at the gutters, apparently a result of having bound the four issues into this single volume. A Theosophical periodical for young adults, edited by George Herbert Whyte and Ethel M. Whyte. Previously, in 1908, George Hebert Whyte had organized the International Order of the Round Table for boys and girls from thirteen and up. For a number of years, he was Assistant Manager of the Theosophical Publishing House in London. Whyte volunteered for military service in 1914, lectured on Theosophy during his servi... View more info